Top tax filing tips for owner-operators

Top tax filing tips for owner-operators

Common tax issues and tips for owner-operators and trucking companies including how to get organized and what you can (and can't) write off.

Cost Per Mile Calculator

Cost Per Mile Calculator

A free tool to help you calculate your cost per mile including breakdowns of expenses like fixed costs and variable costs.

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

FMCSA record retention best practices or how long you need keep driver vehicle inspection reports, testing and more.

Calculating your cost per mile

Calculating your cost per mile

To calculate your cost per mile, simply divide your total expenses by your total miles. Want examples? Click to see what this looks like.

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Easy to follow rules for turning a profit in your trucking business, including rates, fuel costs, insurance, repair bills and more.

Starting out with an owner-operator trucking business

Starting out with an owner-operator trucking business

Guide on how to start a trucking business as an owner operator, including getting paid, expected costs, and more.

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

What you need to know about owner operator costs including driver pay, fixed costs vs. variable costs, and more.

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

The average independent owner-operator works at a 5% profit margin—not including salary. What does that mean? And how can you estimate yours?

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

Introducing a new layout inside Rigbooks and other features like: advanced search, additional filtering options, and more.

How are fuel surcharges calculated?

How are fuel surcharges calculated?

How to calculate a fuel surcharge whether you book your own load or are leased on to a company that does it for you.

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Here's how to improve your Semi Truck MPG which can give you more profit in your owner operator business.